Butterscotch sauce is my go-to topping for ice cream and white cakes. I prefer it to more traditional toppings because of the rich flavour and beautiful colour. It reminds me of honey, but it is not really as healthy for you. That’s probably why I love it so much.
You can buy butterscotch sauces in the store or make it yourself for a fraction of the price. Normally, I would say something along the lines of making the sauces yourself allows you to control the healthiness of the ingredients, but I don’t think anyone is making butterscotch sauce for health benefits.
This is something that is made purely as a dessert topping, so I’m going to treat it like that. The main benefit to making this sauce at home is that you get to save money, but you also get to enjoy the sense of accomplishment from making it yourself rather than buying it off the shelf.
So, how to make butterscotch sauces? You’ll just need a few ingredients, which is always something I like to say to my readers. I know some visitors to this site are not very experienced cooks and haven’t made a lot of different foods in the kitchen for themselves. So, they might be intimidated by a lengthy list of ingredients or by long cooking directions.
This recipe for how to make a butterscotch sauces has neither. It is simple and short and only uses a handful of ingredients. It sounds less intimidating now, doesn’t it? I think this is a recipe that anyone could make if they wanted to, and I’m going to show you how to do it.
How to Make Butterscotch Sauce without Cream
If you would like to avoid the heavy cream, you’re probably looking for a vegan recipe for butterscotch. Is it possible to make butterscotch without using heavy cream or any kind of animal products?
How to Make Butterscotch Sauce with Chips
You could make butterscotch sauce using butterscotch chips as well, which are simply chunks of hardened butterscotch similar to chocolate chips. The method for how to make butterscotch sauce from chips is a bit different from what I have given you for making this sauce in other ways. I’ll share the recipe with you below: